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The Officer-Involved Shootings topic page provides news about cops in deadly confrontations, as well as tactical tips and columnists’ perspective on how to handle such situations. Most police officers will go through an entire career without discharging their weapon in the commission of their job. But on a daily basis, every single officer thinks about being in a gunfight.
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April 14, 2014
New study: Mental imagery boosts shooting accuracy under threat Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

New study: Mental imagery boosts shooting accuracy under threat

When then exposed to a simulated gunbattle, the mental imagers consistently out-performed the others, whose targeting skills under fire tended to erode significantly from their “normal” level of accuracy - Full Story
March 27, 2014
How this one interview technique can beat lying suspects Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

How this one interview technique can beat lying suspects

Subjects seeking to be deceptive overwhelmingly prefer closed-ended questions that let them get by with abbreviated statements whereas truthful individuals will mine their memories for the truth - Full Story
March 19, 2014
What was it like when you pulled the trigger? P1 Community - The Question

What was it like when you pulled the trigger?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “What does it feel like to shoot someone in the line... - Full Story
March 03, 2014
Innovative OIS protocol blends interview and walk-through processes Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Innovative OIS protocol blends interview and walk-through processes

By advocating that the two events be combined into a single occurrence, Lieutenant Todd Larson of the Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD has brought a new protocol to his agency that satisfies administrators, prosecutors, investigators, and officers alike - Full Story
January 17, 2014
SHOT Show 2014: The story behind 'Newhall Shooting: A Tactical Analysis' Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

SHOT Show 2014: The story behind 'Newhall Shooting: A Tactical Analysis'

At SHOT 2014, author Mike Wood gave me a signed copy of his book, a modern analysis of the lessons from the Newhall incident - Full Story
January 15, 2014
SHOT Show 2014: How one gunfight in 'paradise' may save officers' lives for years to come Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

SHOT Show 2014: How one gunfight in 'paradise' may save officers' lives for years to come

A 501(c)3 called Project Triage was founded by Chief Chris Howell, who owes his life to a simple trauma kit — and the training he received on how to use it - Full Story
November 25, 2013
Surprises, frustrations, lucky breaks: Lessons from the NJ mall shooting Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Surprises, frustrations, lucky breaks: Lessons from the NJ mall shooting

When a 20-year-old white male stepped through the door with an assault rifle, it turned out to be a lucky night for police and patrons at New Jersey's largest shopping mall - Full Story
November 19, 2013
Redfield CounterStrike optic is a solid choice Lindsey J. Bertomen - Police Products

Redfield CounterStrike optic is a solid choice

This ruggedized red/green dot sight is suitable for duty use and priced for wide adoption - Full Story
November 11, 2013
Video Training: Officers shoot man holding knife to hostage Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Video Training: Officers shoot man holding knife to hostage

Upon viewing the video of the incident in which Daytona Beach police officers were forced to shoot Jermaine Green while he held a woman hostage at knifepoint, 5 training challenges came to mind - Full Story
November 04, 2013
Shooting your way in: Desperate measures for desperate events Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Shooting your way in: Desperate measures for desperate events

After the Virginia Tech attack we tested and videotaped the use of issue weapons/loads against glass samples and several grades of chain and padlocks - Full Story



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